PR News Calls for Entries in Platinum PR Awards Program


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In search of the top PR campaigns in the business, PR News has issued its call for entries in the annual Platinum PR Awards program, the industry’s top awards competition saluting the year’s most outstanding communications initiatives and programs in the highly competitive and dynamic PR and marketing arena. The entry deadline is May 16, 2008.

The Platinum PR Awards, presented by one of the industry’s most-read and trusted publications, PR News, is open to all PR, communications and marketing professionals at corporations, nonprofits, agencies, government agencies, educational institutions and vendor partners.

Apply online or download the entry form

Winners and honorable mentions of this year’s program will be honored in October 2, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt NYC and featured in a special Platinum PR Awards issue of PR News in October. The winners of this annual program will set the benchmark for PR and underscore the outstanding PR achievements made in the past year.

The Platinum PR Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the following categories:

Annual Report
Cause-Related Marketing
Community Relations
Crisis Management
Employee Relations
Event Marketing
External Publication
Financial/Investor Relations
Firm of the Year
Global PR Campaign
Green PR
Internal Publication
Marketing Communications
Media Event
Media Relations
Multicultural Campaign
Online Communications
Research & Measurement
Satellite Media Tours
Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
Social Media Campaign
Public Affairs
Public Service Announcement
PR Release
Pro Bono Campaign
Product Launch
Podcast and/or Videocast
Video Program
Word of Mouth/Viral Campaign
Web Site

The awards program, sponsored by DS Simon Productions, NAPS, CommCore Consulting Group, ckpr, BurrellesLuce and Medialink, is presented by PR News. For advertising or sponsorship information, contact VP/Group Publisher, Diane Schwartz at

The PR News family of products includes PR News, the Platinum PR Awards, PR People Awards, CSR Awards, Nonprofit PR Awards, The 100 Best Case Studies Book, Guidebook to Best Practices in CSR; Guidebook to Best Practices in Measurement, Crisis Management and Media Training Guidebooks, PR News Webinars and Conferences. For more information, go to

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